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taking photos around the world

Dear DT ers,My "small but selling" portfolio contains scenic shots taken around the world on my travels and in my country Italy.Im interested to know which shots other DT photogs find the most appealing, either because of the place or the perspective of the shot.I find I learn best from the reviews of others who have been where I have.As you can see, I like architecture and landscapes.What has your experience been and which are your preferred subjects?So please simply post on this... continue reading

subscriptions and average image sale price

ItalyJune 2007 7$0.90July 2007 16$0.93August 2007 7$0.86September 2007 13$0.87October 2007 8$0.96November 2007 21$0.86December 2007 7$0.75January 2008 14$1.12February 2008 20$0.82March 2008 32$1.08April 2008 24$1.13May 2008 19$0.79June 2008 9$0.81Here's one year on DT I hope those subscription sales aren't coming back to stay because I really... continue reading

200 and counting!

Well June marks a year ago that I first started seriously uploading, and Today I've sold 201 images. its taken longer than I thought but I have a small portfolio.Im happy that I have sold across my portfolio and not just one or two images over and over, although any sales are good sales.I want to reach a point where I have 500 up and no images unsold.I love photographing vineyards and wine which is my passion as a wine writer.My Wine and vineyard images on my site.click on wine.... continue reading

level two image

my wine blog A level two image onmy anniversary!Today I reached the goal I spoke about in my last blog, not only are my uploads still more than my downloads but this image above reached level two, and three or fourothers are knocking at the door after only a few months being a photographer on dreamstimeWhat has your highlight been?Its strange the ones that sell, isnt it? My personal favorites are the vineyard shots. http://www.... continue reading

Slow food collection, Italy and around the world

I live in the country where the"Slow food "concept originated, Italy.living in ItalySo after Ellen's challenge on her blog, I decided to start uploading some of my slow food images and organic produce images. I had a few accepted,but that got me looking through dreamstime to see what was on line. The answer was some really good images! So I decided to create a collection of slow food images which you can click on in my portfolio. I have over 113 images from many different photographers.... continue reading

My first year on DT

I joined on March 30th last year , uploaded 2 photos for fun and then went on holiday till May. Suprise surprise! those two photos sold.So when I came back in May last year, I started uploading and learnt the hard way with a low AR.I never celebrated when I reached 50 uploads, or 100,and I said I would celebrate when my down loads were more than uploads, or an image went to level 2, or 200 uploads, whichever came first.This weekend my downloads were more than uploads! I also have 2 images... continue reading

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